|The Atom and You - second episode|
Second in the series The Atom and You, Paramount News, March 25, 1953, shows tests conducted at Hanford, Washington, on effects of exposure of sheep and salmon to radiation; testing of radioactive dust at UCLA laboratory; the use of radioisotopes and tracer materials for detecting cancer in patients at Oak Ridge, Tennessee; the use of rays from the cobalt source at N.Y. citys Moncure Hospital, to treat cancer of the brain.
Keywords: atom; radiation; medicine
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|Army transfer to NASA|
Short 3:42 silent film footage of the transfer of 4,000 Army employees to the newly-birthed NASA.
Keywords: Army; NASA
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|Air Head Videos|
I was messing around on LEGO Studios and came up with this, a bunch of random videos, that resulted in a series of random videos.
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|Attlee Here For Parley, 1945/11/13|
(1) meeting in Washington DC with Jimmy Byrnes, greeted at White House by Truman, at Arlington Cemetery for Armistice Day, Attlee and Canadian PM King put wreaths on Tomb of Unkonwn Soldier (2) President's New Yacht - USS Williamsburg refitted, built in 1941 as private yacht, then served as gunboat; (3) 3-Wheeled Car Tested (4) Jet Aircraft Sets Record - Britain's Meteor timed over 70-mile course at 400+ mph...
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|Air Head Videos 2, Air Head Videos 3, Air Head Videos 4|
The Air Head Videos Series, Episodes 2, 3, 4. And that is all, folks! He he he!
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|Ahoy, have any of you lot seen Sinbad?|
Swirling spirals constructed from rusty old sheet steel containing multi-coloured light bulbs fill the background and animate the entire room. A Medusa like head bulging with relays, electronics and wires controls this animation and as these relays switch sparks can be seen. Accompanying this are loud clicks that are heard throughout the room and sometimes these clicks fit uncannily to the songs sung by Elvis piped in from an old public address system...
Keywords: sinbad; installation; art; robot; peter; william; holden; robotic; machine; mechanical; sculpture; interactive; kinetic
Downloads: 9,386 (1 review)
|Cosmos Pioneer. Soviets Orbit Man In Space, 1961/04/13|
JFK speaks (but no pictures of Gagarin)(partial newsreel).
Downloads: 1,953 (1 review)
|Alien TV - Thomas Bloor & Mike Peter Reed|
Fragments of visual culture mashed to the words of Thomas Bloor. Open to interpretation, closed to labelling.
Keywords: fragment; goldfish; western; experimental video; hallucination; luma composite
Downloads: 1,709 (1 review)
|Army Digs In for Defense of Arctic, 1956/02/27|
1) Fort Greely Alaska - Operation Moosehorn - combat teams on skiis - supplies parachuted to ground troops - tents during blowing snow (2) Ambassador John Lodge to Spain with military equipment sent to Spain at Cartegena "tanks for bases to bar the spread of Red aggression" (3) Billy Graham to Japan (4) train accident (5) Yuba City CA celebrates Christmas in February, was postponed by flood (6) Fashions inspired by film Benny Goodman Story (7) sports: Austrian ski championship (8) stock car race...
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|Britain's Roosevelt Memorial at Grosvenor Square, 1946/11/28|
Britain's Roosevelt Memorial at Grosvenor Square, FDR statue (partial newsreel).
Downloads: 1,326 (1 review)
|Big Four Turns Down Austria on Tyrol, 1946/06/24|
(1) Council of Foreign Ministers meeting in Paris turned down transfer of Tyrol (2) Vinson new Chief Justice of Supreme Court sworn in on White house portico. (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 1,245 (1 review)
|Abe's Job - Patrick Yonally|
A lighthearted look at the concept of "celebrity" as seen through a child's eyes with a historically-skewed perspective.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Gettysbug Address; celebrity
Downloads: 459 (1 review)
|Bonn Hails Ike! Says U.S. Will Stand By Berlin, 1959/08/27|
Bonn Germany welcomes Ike, meets Adenauer at airport, with Christian Herter; Ike speaks, that American people stand by their side for a free Berlin, sign along road "We Like Ike and Conny" (Chancellor Conrad Adenauer) (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 1,487 (1 review)
|Anglo-U.S. Amity. U.S.-British Pledge United Front , 1961/04/06|
1) At White House, Macmillan meets with JFK; Wise Men pose (2) Soviet films of rocket test, animals, mice, dogs; capsule parachutes to ground; high altitude test only, not space orbit (3) Siberia visited by Khrushchev, given sheep, corn (4) B-47 bomber test of remote control system (5) Bonx Zoo (6) Sports - Germany vs Holland women's soccer (complete newsreel).
Downloads: 1,920 (1 review)
|Balbo Nears American Goal, 1933/07/12|
"Chicago IL: Graphic and exclusive views of the Century of Progress Exposition as thrilled throngs watch repairs for the Italian Air Fleet making progress in the history-making flight from Italy to the United States." (some parts silent of this partial newsreel without narration).
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|The Big Idea|
A nationally-aired promotional spot for the Wuerth Tube-Saver. The Wuerth Tube-Saver is a device that protects lamps and old vacuum tube televisions from the surge of electricity that occurs when they are powered on. This "surge protection" extends the life of the devices plugged into it. The main component of the Wuerth Tube-Saver is a Surgistor(TM), a type of thermal resistor. Both the Surgistor(TM), another invention by Mr...
Keywords: technology; advertising; invention; infomercial; tube; saver; surge; protector; television; suppressor
Downloads: 1,771 (1 review)
|Atom Fallout. New Tests Begin As Safety Debate Rages, 1957/05/30|
1) atomic test series begins over Nevada, blast at night in early dawn (2) Norwegian sailing ship arrives in NY, refloated after sunk by Nazis(partial newsreel)
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News in Brief - at Cape Canaveral, Thor Able missile launches Courier satellite that can rebroadcast messages, not just reflect them back like recent Echo; and Courier related a message from Ike to UN (partial newsreel)
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|Arctic Sentinels. Building Rushed on Radar Defense, 1956/04/09|
(1) Operation Dew Line construction has top priority, Secretary Defense Wilson on tour of top secret bases, "they will sound the first alarm should air attack come." (2) Snark missile first films, using rocket boosters for launch then cruises with jet engine (3) Ike presents medal for bravery to girl (4) 75th diamond wedding anniversary for Mr. and Mrs. Miller (5) Chrysler turbine test car crossed country, arrived in Los Angeles (6) fashions from Italy (7) Masters Golf tournament won by Jack Bur...
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SS Queen Mary passenger liner on final journey from Britain to Long Beach (partial newsreel).
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|Anchor - Anderson Films|
This is a short piece I made on Peter Jennings Life after he died.
Keywords: The543,Anderson Films
Downloads: 477 (1 review)
|All American Girl - Carrie Howser and Becca Taylor|
A song about sadness, "All American Girl" depicts the story of a popular girl struggling to hide her eating disorder.
Keywords: Musicians: Taylor, Becca; Music Videos: Becca Taylor
Downloads: 5,673 (1 review)
|Anyone's Milk - Matt Redman|
A sneaky artist film intervention documenting a cow based milk adventure at an office in Cornwall, UK
Keywords: film; art; milk; intervention; matt; redman; Am; video; office; cow
Downloads: 1,783 (1 review)
|The Battle of France, 1944/06/26|
"Allies Advance in France With the Allies in France, Shortly after United Nation troops establish their beachhead, King George visits the front and General Charles De Gaulle is cheered by local populace. Thousands of prisoners are captured as take Cherbourg." (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 3,063 (1 review)
|Cataclysm. Volcano, Tidal Waves, Devastate Pacific Area, 1960/05/27|
(1) aerial view of Chile, destroyed buildings and cities due to earthquake; tidal waves at 500 mph raced across the Pacific, hit Californai coast, hit Japan, 18,000 lives lost (2) "Sentry Satellite 5,000 Pound Missile Spotter In Orbit" - Atlas missile launched at Cape Canaveral of satellite (no pics of satellite, only of launch)
Downloads: 6,013 (1 review)
|Big Three Confer, 1945/02/15|
(1) "Meeting in Yalta - With the Foreign Secretaries Stettinius, Edon and Molotov on hand, Prime Minister Churchill is greeted, to be quickly followed by Joseph Stalin and President Roosevelt. Within the beautiful czaristic palace at Yalta in the Crimea, the heavy deliberations between the three heads of government begin, with their full staffs in attendance. Personalities on hande include Anne Boettinger, Sarah Oliver Churchill, Harry Hopkins, Steve Early, Ambassador Harriman and others." scene...
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|Aviation In The News, 1944/06/22|
B-24 Liberator rolls off San Diego Consolidated "San Diego, CA: Off the assembly line comes the 5,000th B-24 to go to war. The famed bomber, nicknamed the Liberator, is ready to be off to the wars and further victories for the plane." (2) First Movies Of Gen. Tito Of Yugoslavia "Somewhere in Yugoslavia: For the first time, Marshall Tito is photographed by the motion picture camera. His Partisans have been a thorn in the Nazis' side since the day the Germans over ran the country." (partial newsre...
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|Britain Mourns. Soccer Champs Die In Plane Crash, 1958/02/10|
British plane on takeoff near Munich causes death of 25, including Manchester United soccer team. (partial newsreel).
Downloads: 10,419 (1 review)
A sign language version of the animated classic " "
Keywords: children; sign language
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|Fight Rages On Wallace Appointment,1945/01/25|
Appointment (1) debate over Henry Wallace; (2) WAC Medical Units Needed; (3) Personalities in the News, Maj. Gen. Weidermeier, Maj. Gen. Patrick Hurley and Chiang Kai Shek, Anthony Eden, Churchill; (4) Fire Damages Naval Piers; in Norfolk VA (5) Streamlined Gravy Train; universal feeder for hungry babies in Mass.(6) New Buzz Bomb Gets 1st Test; inspected by H. Ford II. (complete newsreel)
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A sign language version of the animated classic "Doggone tired"
Keywords: children; sign language
Downloads: 1,569 (1 review)
|Eisenhower and Johnson on Medicare|
The role of Eisenhower in supporting early proposals for health care and a press conference by President Johnson lobbying for Medicare.
Keywords: Lyndon Johnson; Dwight Eisenhower; Medicare
Downloads: 1,514 (1 review)
|Anzac In Curious Racial Mix-Up, 1933/10/16|
Sydney, Australia: Unusual close-ups of a remarkable human enigma - Ernest Soong Soong Yee, an Australian, born in New South Wales, whose parents died while in China and who was adopted by a Chinese family and brought up as a Celestial. He needs an interpreter to converse with his fellow-citizens in the land of his birth." (partial newsreel)
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|The Arsenal For D-Day, 1944/05/08|
(1) The Arsenal For D-Day "Equipment for Invasion In a U.S.A. port we see the materials of war being feverishly loaded into vessels. Planes are lifted to the decks of bulging ships, ships that are loaded to the water line with freight for the invasion. Slowly, then, the ships converge, to set sail in convoy. In Bratain we come upon acres and acres of piled up materiel and equipment, for the invasion armies on the Second Front...
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|5 Nations Seek Balloon Title, 1933/09/04|
(1) "Glenview, Illinois: Striking scenes at the Curtiss-Wright-Reynolds Airport as huge gas bags, representing Germany, Poland, Belgium, France and the United States, take off to start the classic James Gordon Bennett Race." (2) Aces's Antics Thrill Throngs - "Chicago: Breath-taking scenes at the International Air Races as Major Ernst Udet, renowned German pilot, performs amazing sky feats high above the heads of huge crowds which tensely watch his remarkable stunts." (some parts silent of this ...
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The scene shows three men in a Blacksmith's shop hammering a piece of metal and passing around a bottle of beer. The first public demonstration, using subjects taken in the Black Maria including Blacksmith Scene, took place at the Brooklyn Institute on 9 May 1893
Keywords: edison; kinetoscope; blacksmith
Downloads: 5,232 (1 review)
|The chocolate princess|
Bill Cosby reads the classic story in this sign language version of the animated tale
Downloads: 2,406 (1 review)
|Army Explorers in Space|
produced by the Army in 1958 shortly after the successful launch of EXPLORER I. One of the few color Army presentations we've seen of this episode. Two versions ASF and RM. Real media version is better quality however both are not the greatest. Title has some historical interest.
Keywords: Army; space; exploration
Downloads: 3,130 (1 review)
|Flood Relief. President Inspects Area and Speeds Aid, 1955/08/25|
(1) Ike inspects flood damage in northeast after hurricane Connie, damage in billions, and the digging out begins (2) "Rebellion Spreads in North Africa" - 1700 dead fighting French soldiers in Algeria (3) Saar elections (4) train from Boston to Montreal derailed near Lowell MA (5) new Marine tank destroyer (partial newsreel)
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This is a shortened version odd little morality play about the opportunities of oil as told in a gas station that's about to be robbed. A story of individual ownership of a service station is used as evidence that the public's best interests are served by privately-managed businesses whose owners are encouraged by the incentive to earn. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: oil; industry; melodrama
Downloads: 1,528 (1 review)
|Help Needy Says First Lady, 1933/11/01|
"Chicago: Impressive scenes as Mrs. Roosevelt, speaking before 8,000 members of the Illinois Federation of Professional and Women's Clubs, urges women throughout the nation to aid the destitute unemployed by co-operating with local unemployment committees in their fund raising efforts." sound of Eleanor Roosevelt speaking. (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 1,914 (1 review)
|Apollo 8: Go For TLI|
This voyage, manned by astronauts Frank Borman, James A. Lovell, and William A. Anders, was man's first to another celestial body, and included an orbit around the Moon on Christmas Day, 1968. Also featured on this episode are air-to-ground tapes of the astronauts' descriptions of the mission, as well as onboard photography of the Earth, Moon and intravehicular activity.
Keywords: NASA; apollo; apollo 8; apollo program; moon; space race
Downloads: 10,457 (1 review)
|Eisenhower Re-Elected, 1956/11/05|
(1) Ike and Mamie wave to crowd, gives V-sign with Nixon (2) "Cease Fire. Eden Orders Move In Egypt Invasion" - Israeli units move thru Sinai, Gaza Strip; Egyption destroyer captured and towed; Eden speaks, welcomes UN police action; UN General Assembly adopts police action proposal for Mideast (3) refugees cross Austrian frontier as Russians invade Hungary (glitch at start of story) (4) Nova Scotia coal mine disaster (5) Statue of Liberty 70th anniversary (6) Football: UCLA vs Stanford; Iowa vs...
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|Coal Strike Ended, 1946/05/29|
(1) "Final settlement in Washington between John L. Lewis and the government brings to an end the crippling mine tie-up. In soft-coal pits throughout the nation, miners go back to work as our supply of coal is at a record low. " scenes of Lewis, coal miners happy (2) Food for the Needy - "New York NY: Cardinal Spellman of New York, and Cardinal Griffin of England, look over shipments of canned foods donated by Catholic charities to help alleviate starvation abroad." (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 2,234 (1 review)
|As World Watched. Spaceman Hailed After U.S. Triumph, 1961/05/08|
Alan Shepard flight on Mercury, given medal by JFK at White House, Jackie had to remind him to pin the medal on, parade up Pennsylvania Ave, Shepard as "space pioneer" (partial newsreel).
Downloads: 2,358 (1 review)
|The Bored Cuckoo|
A sign language version of the animated classic "The bored cuckoo".
Keywords: children; sign language
Downloads: 1,735 (1 review)
|Felix Goes West - M.J. Winkler|
Hungry Felix tries to steal some food and fails. He then decides to "Go West" to "The Land of Opportunity" by hitching a ride on an airplane. When he gets to his destination, he has encounters with the local wildlife and Indians. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.
Keywords: Classic cartoon; 1920s; Felix
Downloads: 16,127 (1 review)
|Apollo 9: Three To Make Ready|
On this mission, astronauts Jim McDivit, Dave Scott and Rusty Scweickart focus on testing the Lunar Module, the spacecraft that will land men on the Moon, in Earth orbit. Featured are sequences of launch, rendezvous, extravehicular activity and the Earth's terrain.
Keywords: NASA; apollo; apollo 9; apollo program; moon; space race; spaceflight
Downloads: 24,004 (1 review)
|Felix Finds Out - M.J. Winkler|
A classic Felix The Cat cartoon from 1924. Very funny! To find out more information regarding this film go to its IMDb page at http://imdb.com/title/tt0141018/
Keywords: felix the cat; finds; out; black & white; math; moon; shine; moonshine
Downloads: 11,885 (1 review)
|Berlin Siege. Gen. Clay Returns To Report On Red Crisis, 1948/07/22|
(1) The World Crisis - "Berlin: While the Western Allies increase their aerial shuttle into Berlin, Russia's refusal to negotiate leaves issue in doubt. The threat of a show-down brings the world close to war. East Anglia: Landing on fields used by our 8th Air Force during the war, sixty Superforts arrive on training mission. Berlin crisis lends significance to huge bombers' arrival. Washington: Gen...
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